And weâ€™re back! Itâ€™s been a bit since we have introduced you to some of our folks. But we come back with a star artist!
Introducing to you the very lovely and extremely talented, Ilene Robinette!!
Read and get to know more about Ilene! You wonâ€™t regret it!
How long been in the business: 38 years
With EdseyArt: 10 years.
School: Ray Vogue School of Art which has become Illinois Institute of Art
From: Fredonia, Wisconsin
What did you want to be when you grew up: A famous Fashion Illustrator
Favorite part about what you get to do for a living: Drawing fashionable women
Favorite color: RED
Favorite Number: 21
Favorite Food: Hmmmmm…, love so many kinds. Fav fruit: Peaches. Least fav food: Liver-yuk.
Favorite Artist:Â John Singer Sargent; Gustav Klimt; Monet; Degas; Phil Renaud; Nancy Guzick; Scott Burdick, etc.
Fashion Illustrators would be: Jim Howard; Antonia Lopez; David Downton; Rene Bouche; Barbara Finn; Carol Renaud.Â
Most children’s books illustrators, very fun and lovely.
Mad magazine’s Mort Drucker.
Fun fact about you: As a little girl,Â I was always inspired by the Barbie doll catalogs that came with Barbie’s new clothes, they are great drawings and I still love looking at them to this day. That art moved me to become a Fashion Illustrator.
Blog you read regularly: milhouse studio blog. My friend writes a blog about her and her new life. She was an Art Director here in Chicago and moved to a farm in Wisconsin. Her boyfriend owns and operates a farm raising cattle. It’s a fun read and great photos.